[Koto Who's who in Koto-ku] Toyosu Shopping Association director Tetsuzo Watanabe

We make an effort for not only mall but also development of Toyosu.
Idea man representing the future of a certain dream Toyosu!

We heap up town by the making of attractive waterside!

Watanabe is given birth to, and is the breeding Toyosu, too?

 Parents who were accident opened "three Sakae temple bakeries" at 4, Toyosu in 1949. Toyosu was the heavy industries area that factories such as Tokyo Electric Power or TOKYO GAS operated in sequence in land filled up from the Taisho era through the Showa era in Ishikawajima shipyard and Tomoegumi Iron Works, postwar period. Imagination does not run out from the present Toyosu, too. There were many company houses of person who worked in factory, and "three Sakae temples" treated not only bread but also Japanese confectionery and cake and propered in those days so as to hold 3 stores.
 We dreamed of venturer after the graduation from university and changed the departure, the U.K. or the United States being attracted by Europe particularly Spain. We worked as Gardiner in California, but school expenses did not always go as we want only by part-time job and suffered from tuberculosis from severe work and went back in only ten months. It was already full of a sense of failure.
 In succession to the parents' house, we are running 4 stores in Toyosu now afterwards other than bakery "peru e Mel" and "patisserie SAKURA".

Speaking of Toyosu, new market finally opens.

 When Toyosu new market opens on October 11, this year, town of Toyosu will change. But one which "it is with a flourishing trade", and facility cannot open at the same time for tourists is disappointing. We are regarding how long collaboration is possible as market for mall. This will be thought that not only Toyosu but also the Koto City mall alliance society (quotients) and the chamber of commerce have the same. We hold stamp rally event in "SHOUREN Festa" in quotients in February, but it should be possible for market and some collaboration next year.
 There is interchange with some relation wholesaler of Tsukiji and has events such as "Koto coastal line festival" "Toyosu picture in watercolors festival" cooperate. We had you caught loach and hold event by "Toyosu picture in watercolors Festival" of last year and did well.

[Koto Who's who in Koto-ku] "Toyosu picture in watercolors festival" that we held in Toyosu Shopping Association director Tetsuzo Watanabe TEPCO moat. It does well in rubber boat race, canoe and dinghy experience very much
"Toyosu picture in watercolors festival" that we held in TEPCO moat. It does well in rubber boat race, canoe and dinghy experience very much

Do you hold "Toyosu picture in watercolors Festival" at mall?

 Toyosu district canal renaissance meeting plays a key role and is event of waterside holding in September every year. This meeting collaborates with the government, and, in meeting for the purpose of promotion of town planning of "oldness and Toyosu" which we made use of waterside in, mall, town assembly, school, company participate.
 We performed "Toyosu picture in watercolors Festival" until now in Toyosu canal, but held for the first time last year in TEPCO moat (Toyosu 5-6 chome). Slope of pier and amphibious bus is completed and becomes like inlet. Therefore we held rubber boat race, and person with a disability performed dinghy experience or canoe experience that could be carried safely, too and was very popular from visitor.

[Koto Who's who in Koto-ku] Landmark "Urban dog La La Port Toyosu" of Toyosu Shopping Association director Tetsuzo Watanabe Toyosu. Industrial remains of an ancient structure of shipyard of IHI are seen in everywhere
Landmark "Urban dog La La Port Toyosu" of Toyosu. Industrial remains of an ancient structure of shipyard of IHI are seen in everywhere

It is right town planning utilized waterside.

 Because after all Toyosu features waterside, we want to have Mecca of dinghy and canoe. Therefore we have you entrust civilian with management of waterside early, and convenience is important to having you take good care. If something like marina is actually made, we think for scenery that you are cool. There is opera house on the other side of yacht harbor when we see photograph of waterside in both Europe and Australia, and such a picture comes out. Toyosu has "Rainbow Bridge" and "La La Port Toyosu, too". When we come for Toyosu by yacht and stop in pier and we play and eat and come back. Cool.
 We think that charm is raised more than now if we can bring waterside close to waterside more happily safely more.

We want to have attractive mall pleased with by inhabitants.

[Koto Who's who in Koto-ku] Quite popular "Toyosu mitsubachi project" that Toyosu Shopping Association director Tetsuzo Watanabe Toyosu Shopping Association works on
Quite popular "Toyosu mitsubachi project" that Toyosu Shopping Association works on

What kind of approach are you doing in Toyosu Shopping Association?

 We have apiculture in the roof of building at Toyosu intersection for four years and work on "Toyosu mitsubachi project". We were popular well because various media took up. By "the Tokyo mall Grand Prix hosted by Tokyo," this project had award for excellence last year.
In addition, Halloween event becomes the 14th in this year, but 800 children and 200 adults participate every year and parade grandly.

[Koto Who's who in Koto-ku] Amphibious bus "sky duck travels between Odaiba and Toyosu from Toyosu Shopping Association director Tetsuzo Watanabe 2017, too"!
Amphibious bus "sky duck travels between Odaiba and Toyosu from 2017, too"!

 As Tokyo Olympics, the Paralympics were held in 2020, all six times held English conversation class for member of mall last year. There will not be thing, but is classroom which fits English that we can cope with somehow that waiting on customers is not afraid of even if foreign tourist comes to the store when we can speak English at six times (laugh). We are going to continue in future. In addition, amphibious bus "sky duck" is running between Odaiba and Toyosu from last year. Mall cooperates with this, too and, for example, we give a service in stub of ticket and for some reason want to perform.

About Toyosu Shopping Street in the future, may you consider what it is?

 In fact, there is plan of rebuilding in very large Toei apartment of 4, Toyosu. We are going to gather house to a one-third, and remaining 2 blocks equal to the backside of mall becomes vacant. We are thinking this alley whether there is not attractively somehow or other. Main street is the center, and, as for the Toyosu Shopping Street, alley hardly has store. Therefore we want you to make area where shops gather so that, for example, area where side dish person and perishables gather and young person challenge. As well as young person, it is enough even for some person who wants to do after woman and the retirement age that child care ended in.
 In addition, we want to make lines of flow from basement to mall well at time because there is plan that subway Route 8 will pass in the future. Area and mall meet administration in land of Tokyo and describe the future and think that story should be gathered up.
 The south does not have mall and does not have made plan from Toyosu. It is all shopping center. Because the last stronghold is Toyosu Shopping Street, we will have more attractive mall and want to do in area pleased with by inhabitants.
(January 26, 2018 coverage)

Koto Who's who in Koto-ku

Toyosu Shopping Association director Tetsuzo Watanabe

It was born in 1949. Toyosu Shopping Association cooperative's director. We are born and raised and run "peru e Mel" "patisserie SAKURA" "Baru burettsua" "cafe & bakery on the canal" in Toyosu. It is Chairperson meeting in Koto City mall alliance society's vice-chairperson, Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry Koto Branch's vice-chairperson, Koto City Tourism Association vice-director, the Toyosu district canal Renaissance.

Toyosu Shopping Association website http://www.toyosu.or.jp/